September 13, 2017

Venable's Commercial Litigation and Employment Practices Rank Among Top Firms Nationally in BTI Litigation Outlook 2018

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Washington, DC (September 13, 2017) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that it has been named a "standout" firm in BTI Consulting Group's annual Litigation Outlook 2018: Changes, Trends, and Opportunities for Law Firms in the areas of commercial litigation and employment. In addition, the firm's Commercial Litigation practice has been named to the "Fearsome Five Honor Roll," which names the law firms clients fear the most in litigation.

Published annually by BTI Consulting Group, the seventh edition of BTI Litigation Outlook focuses on trends in the litigation market, how client behaviors are changing, and what firms can do to adapt to those changes. Rankings are based on in-depth interviews with leading corporate counsel and feature a comprehensive analysis of client spending, goals, priorities, and needs.

With over 200 trial attorneys, Venable boasts one of the most active and respected litigation practices in the country. Attorneys in the Commercial Litigation Group represent regional, national, and international clients in matters such as, commercial disputes, employment and discrimination challenges, consumer protection issues, environmental crimes, government contract disputes, securities litigation, tax litigation, and unfair competition. The Labor and Employment Group represents clients in every type of workplace issue, including affirmative action, personnel policies, collective bargaining, the legal and practical issues during union organizing efforts and campaigns, EEO claims and class actions, merger and acquisition labor cost reductions, wrongful discharge suits, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, OSHA, wage and overtime disputes, healthcare cost reductions, ERISA, and trade secrets/non-compete litigation.


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, and high-net-worth entrepreneurs and individuals. With over 600 attorneys across the country, including California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' business objectives in the U.S. and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, please visit